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Illinois Football: 2022 WR Jay Rockwell keeps Illini in top 4

The Illinois football team moved one step closer to landing a big-time pass catcher for 2022. On Monday night, Jay Rockwell announced on Twitter that he had cut his top list down to just four teams. The four teams vying for his commitment includes Kansas, Nebraska, Texas-El Paso and Illinois. Landing Rockwell would be big […] Illinois Football: 2022 WR Jay Rockwell keeps Illini in top 4 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Twitter reactions to Bryce Hopkins picking Kentucky

Moore Edits Hopkins becomes the second 2021 prospect to commit to Kentucky. Bryce Hopkins becomes the second commitment for the Kentucky Wildcats for the class of 2021, and he’s the second pledge in less than a week to pledge his future services to the Wildcats, following 2022 guard Skyy Clark’s announcement last week. Hopkins, a former Louisville Cardinals commit, is rated a four-star prospect and the No. 30 overall prospect in the nation by 247 Sports. Hopkins chose the Wildcats over the likes of home-state Illinois, Texas, Michigan, Iowa State, Indiana, California, Providence...

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Former Louisville commitment Bryce Hopkins pledges to Kentucky basketball

Former Louisville commitment Bryce Hopkins will be playing college basketball in the Bluegrass State after all. He has committed to Kentucky.        

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Bryce Hopkins commits to Kentucky: Highlights and Breakdown

Jon Lopez/Nike Kentucky lands the talented forward and former Louisville commitment. The Kentucky Wildcats have struck again in the Class of 2021. On Monday, power forward Bryce Hopkins committed to Kentucky, according to Jake Weingarten. Hopkins becomes the second pledge for Kentucky in 2021, joining four-star point guard Nolan Hickman. You can see Hopkins’ commitment video on Instagram. Hopkins is a four-star forward from Oak Park (IL) who just a scholarship offer from the Wildcats over the summer. It was pretty evident early in Kentucky’s pursuit of him that this was a school...

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Who will Daimion Collins commit to?

Edits Recruiting Kentucky is now viewed as the favorite in this recruitment. The Kentucky Wildcats are looking to bring in another top recruiting class in 2021. So far, they have a commitment from four-star point guard Nolan Hickman who is ranked No. 52 overall, according to Rivals. It is now starting to look like they could be adding a top-10 player to the class very soon. Daimion Collins is currently ranked as the No. 10 player in the class and is the No. 5 overall power forward and could be a Wildcat very soon. Collins was being recruited to Texas by Jai Lucas before John Calipari...

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Monday Quickies: Bryce Hopkins Decision Edition

YoungBallerz TV Hopkins is set to make his college choice. Today provides an opportunity for Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari and his staff to go two for two in recruiting over the past week. Last Thursday, 2022 No. 19 recruit Skyy Clark announced his commitment to the Kentucky program. Tonight at 7:30 PM EST, No. 30 recruit Bryce Hopkins will announce his decision. See y’all on Monday at 6:30pm CT‼️ #thecommitment— Bryce Hopkins (@BryceHopkins) October 23, 2020 According to 247 Sports, the 6-7 power forward is heavily favored to also land with the Wildcats....

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COMMIT: Oh, Yeah! Alabama Gets Kool-Aid

The Crimson Tide picks up a huge commitment from a 5-star in a position of need. At the conclusion of the 2020-21 college football season, Alabama will likely be losing All-SEC cornerback Patrick Surtain II to the NFL Draft. Depending on how he grades out, the Crimson Tide could lose Josh Jobe as well. Should that happen, 5-star cornerback Ga’Quincy “Kool Aid” McKinstry should help fill that void nicely. Possesses a lean build with good length and stature for a cornerback. Tested as a good athlete prior to his junior season and should continue making progress on that front as he...

Arizona Desert Swarm

4-star shooting guard Shane Dezonie commits to Arizona amid news of NCAA Notice of Allegations

Even though the Arizona Wildcats recently received a Notice of Allegations from the NCAA that reportedly accuses them of five Level I violations, they continue to make waves on the recruiting trail. The Wildcats received a commitment from Shane Dezonie on Sunday, a four-star shooting guard from Brewster Academy in New Hampshire. The 6-foot-3 swingman becomes the second member of Arizona’s 2021 class, joining four-star combo guard K.J. Simpson. 2021 four-star Shane Dezonie has committed to Arizona. @iamshanedezonie pic.twitter.com/e3IPOKCoIV— Tipton Edits (@TiptonEdits) October 25,...

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SV's Biggs brings talent, versatility with Herd commitment

HUNTINGTON - Marshall's 2020 success has been predicated on the stout work of its offensive line behind position coach Greg Adkins.

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Roll Bama Roll Podcast: Tennessee Edition

Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports It’s Tennessee hate week! Wesley Gullett and Brad Kanning talk Ga’Quincy “Kool-Aid” McKinstry commitment, LSU sanctions, Alex Tchikou injury, Mac Jones’ historic start, and Tennessee week Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/roll-bama-roll-for-alabama-crimson-tide-fans/id1407525359#episodeGuid=f0e52d7c-158c-11eb-b99c-0fcbe2c92071 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5XQcupKfZbMeguKlxNrwT0?si=9p8H4j38QC6xD8jTQHwMJQ

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WVU Gains Commitment From Florida DB

A long-time University of Indiana commitment has flipped to West Virginia. Aubrey Burks, a safety at Auburndale (Fla.) High School, verballed to the Hoosiers back in June, but Friday afternoon he announced via Twitter that instead he planned on becoming a Mountaineer. A 5-foot-11, 180-pound hard-hitting safety in high school, Burks appears to fit the […]

Canes Warning

Could Miami Hurricanes 2021 recruiting still receive Amari Daniels commitment?

Could three-star Miami Central 2021 running back Amari Daniels still be considering the Miami Hurricanes after naming Georgia and Texas A&M as finalists before pushing back his commitment announcement this week? Three-star Miami Central 2021 running back Amari Daniels eliminated the Miami Hurricanes as one of his finalists after initially including them with Clemson and […] Could Miami Hurricanes 2021 recruiting still receive Amari Daniels commitment? - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

Dawg Sports

Friday Dawg Bites Welcomes a Weekend Off

Good morning, Dawg Nation. We have arrived at our sooner-than-expected bye week, and it’s probably come at a great time. After a rough outing against Alabama, we have two weeks to correct some issues from that game and get right for the home stretch where we need to win out (and especially beat Florida) to make it to the SEC Championship to face the Tide a second time. Speaking of Tuscaloosa football players, the Dawgs picked up a commitment from cornerback Kamari Lassiter of American Christian Academy in Tuscaloosa. This is a solid commit for the Dawgs, as Lassiter also was considering...

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Georgia adds cornerback Kamari Lassiter to 2021 class

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports The Bulldogs continues their strong momentum on the recruiting trail this evening with the commitment of Tuscaloosa (American Christian Academy) cornerback Kamari Lassiter. Lassiter picked the Red and Black over fellow finalists Auburn, Clemson, and Georgia Tech. He also claimed offers from the likes of Alabama, Florida, Florida State, LSU, and Oklahoma. Lassiter is rated only a 3 star recruit and the 26th best cornerback in America per the 247Sports Composite rankings. But I suspect the offer list above is probably a more accurate reflection of his place on...

A Sea Of Blue

Twitter reactions to Skyy Clark committing to Kentucky

B/R Hoops Clark is the first commit of the 2022 class Late Thursday night, 2022 five-star point guard Skyy Clark pledge his commitment to the Kentucky Wildcats over the likes of UCLA, Memphis and North Carolina. For a while throughout the summer, Clark to Kentucky seemed like a done deal, but then North Carolina made a strong push for the point guard, gaining some steam and eventually earning all of the crystal ball picks. Over the last few weeks however, Clark to Kentucky was back on the table, and here we are. Clark pulled the trigger and became the first class of 2022 player to...

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Miami football 2021 still strong at LB after legacy Branden Jennings to Michigan

The 2021 Miami football recruiting class remains strong at linebacker after legacy Branden Jennings recently committed to Michigan. The recent de-commitment of linebacker Braden Jennings from Florida State gave the Miami football program hope he would join his brother in Coral Gables. Jennings committed to Michigan earlier this month. The Hurricanes still have three linebackers […] Miami football 2021 still strong at LB after legacy Branden Jennings to Michigan - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

State of The U

Edgerrin James and the Players’ Tribune

Photo by George Gojkovich/ Edge wrote a piece about his place in football, and it’s everything that makes him a legend. Miami Hurricane legend Edgerrin James penned a piece for the Players’ Tribune called, “The Things I’ll Never Forget,” and it personifies Mr. James’ life and career. James grew up in the muck, Immokalee, FL, a town of 26,000 in South Florida. At Immokalee High School, James was a standout running back before signing with the Miami Hurricanes. While James never got to taste victory over the Florida State Seminoles, his presence on the field was felt for three...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: The commitment that completely changed Coach K

One guy turned a Duke basketball one-and-done ban into a one-and-done plan. Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski has repeatedly claimed it is the times that changed while his general recruiting tactics largely stayed the same. What the 73-year-old often neglects to mention, though, is that he could have reacted to the changing times by […] Duke basketball: The commitment that completely changed Coach K - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Three-star DL William Whitlow Jr. commits to Memphis football over Tennessee, Missouri

William Whitlow Jr. is the Tigers' 21st commitment for the 2021 class        

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5-star guard Skyy Clark commits to Kentucky: Highlights and breakdown

@c4cartoonz Kentucky beats out North Carolina for the highly-touted guard. Five-star point guard Skyy Clark has committed to the Kentucky Wildcats. Clark pledged to the Wildcats during an Instagram Live stream Thursday night, becoming the first 2022 commitment for John Calipari. Clark chose Kentucky over the North Carolina Tar Heels, UCLA Bruins and Memphis Tigers. He also held offers from the Kansas Jayhawks Oregon Ducks, Arizona Wildcats and Tennessee Volunteers among others. Coming into the decision, this was widely viewed as a Kentucky vs. North Carolina battle, and the Tar Heels...

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Penn State football picks up 2021 commitment from in-state tight end Khalil Dinkins

Penn State football picked up its first 2021 commitment since July Wednesday afternoon. In-state athlete Khalil Dinkins announced his commitment to Penn State head coach James Franklin and the Nittany …

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Wednesday Quickies: Bryce Hopkins Decision (?) Edition

CN100Sports The UK target could decide this weekend. Kentucky could add another member to its 2021 recruiting class, and that addition could come as early as this weekend. Bryce Hopkins, the 2021 wing prospect who was once committed to Louisville, reportedly is considering announcing his decision as early as this weekend, according to Kentucky Sports Radio’s Jack Pilgrim. A commitment is expected this week for 2021 four-star forward Bryce Hopkins.“Hopefully Sunday,” his father tells KSR.— Jack Pilgrim (@JackPilgrimKSR) October 21, 2020 In a follow-up, Pilgrim said another...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball coaching staff eyeing reigning Player of Year

The Duke basketball coaching staff is eyeing the reigning Co-Player of the Year in the Ivy League. Mike Krzyzewski and his coaching staff just landed the first graduate transfer in the history of the Duke basketball program, so could another be on the way? Yes, just months after landing a commitment, then decommitment, followed by […] Duke basketball coaching staff eyeing reigning Player of Year - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arizona Desert Swarm

Ex-Arizona DE/LB Reggie Gilbert joins Jace Whittaker on Cardinals’ practice squad

Photo by Wesley Hitt/ The Arizona Cardinals added some more local flavor to their practice squad Wednesday by signing former Arizona Wildcats linebacker/defensive end Reggie Gilbert. The 27-year-old joins former UA defensive back Jace Whittaker on the 16-player practice squad. We have signed LB Reggie Gilbert to our practice squad.— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) October 21, 2020 Born in Laveen, Arizona, Gilbert has appeared in 27 NFL games since going undrafted out of Arizona in 2016. He spent two seasons with the Green Bay Packers and last season with the Tennessee Titans....

House of Sparky

ASU Football: Sun Devils lose a pair of 2021 commitments from Wisconsin

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Scholarships pulled On Tuesday, offensive tackle Marcus Mbow and tight end Garrett Gillette announced on Twitter that “Arizona State dropped their scholarships.” The pair of 2021 recruits from Wisconsin said they were be reopening their recruitments. This comes shortly after Arizona State lost the commitment of Charles Lamar Armstrong. I would like to say Thank you to everyone who was involved with my commitment to ASU. But yesterday Arizona state dropped my scholarship so I will be decommitting and I am reopening to all recruitment!— Garrett...

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McKinley football's Jonah Lytle switches commitment to Cincinnati from Toledo

After originally committing to Toledo back in March, Lytle announced Monday he is heading to Cincinnati to play for Luke Fickell.        

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Dont’e Thornton, 4* Receiver, Commits to Ducks

Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/ Holy Duck! Cristobal is King Recruiter! With the commitment of Dont’e Thornton, Mario Cristobal has brushed his masterstroke on the 2021 Oregon recruiting class. The four-star receiver out of Baltimore, Maryland is the No. 6 prospect at his position and the No. 2 prospect out of Maryland. He chose the Ducks after being committed to Penn State and despite having some impressive offers, including but not limited to Florida, Notre Dame, Penn State, Auburn, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Ohio State, as well as PAC-12 foes Arizona State, USC and Colorado. At 6-foot-4, the...

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Miami Hurricane recruit recap: Week 7

Sebastian the Ibis leads the Miami Hurricanes onto the field before their game against Notre Dame in October 2016. | Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports 2022 verbal commitment Brandon Cleveland registers three sacks in big win Miami Hurricanes 2022 defensive line recruit Brandon Cleveland was impressive in his team’s blowout victory last Friday. Cleveland amassed three sacks, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble in Tampa-Carrollwood Day’s 59-18 victory over Winter Haven-Akelynn’s Angels Christian Academy. Cleveland, who chose Miami over Florida State according to 247sports.com,...

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